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The Market for Print Books is Not Dying

 The print market for books is not dying. People still love to hold a story written on paper. They enjoy cracking it open, sniffing the new book aroma, feeling the heaviness of a new world in their hands, and anticipating the journey.  Just … Continue reading

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Writers Who Don’t Fit the Machine (Part 2)

At the heart of this series is this statement: We believe that with our innovation background Koho Pono (multimedia publishing) can find a way to help storytellers find/refine their voices and connect to their audiences AND produce a reasonable ROI … Continue reading

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Writers Who Don’t Fit the Machine (Part 1)

I am currently working with an author that ‘doesn’t fit’ into a big publisher’s pigeonhole. Jaki doesn’t write what is ‘cookie-cutter saleable’ in today’s marketplace. And yet her stories are to-the-bone correct. They are well written and tight. They speak … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Time to Start a Publishing Business

Greetings, I’m Dayna. Our new publishing company, Koho Pono LLC, opens its doors this month despite tough economic conditions, bookstores closures, cut-throat competition from mega-publishing houses, and dramatic industry upheavals. It is a notoriously tough sector but we are excited because innovation can help small publishing companies and booksellers (hey, authors and their audiences, too). Continue reading

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